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SIFE Info Session Powerpoint


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Take a look at what we talked about in our info session on the night of September 21st!

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SIFE Info Session Powerpoint

  1. 1. University of Alberta - 2012/2013 Information Session
  2. 2. Welcome to Our Information Session• We are extremely pleased to see all of you here tonight at the Students in Free Enterprise (SIFE) – University of Alberta 2012 Information Session!• We thank you for your interest in joining our organization!
  3. 3. Our Mission Academic Professionals Create a sustainable world through the positive power ofUniversity business IndustryStudents Leaders
  4. 4. What do we Do?• Work on a variety of projects helping entrepreneurs, non- profits, businesses and/or government that satisfy a criteria• Attend events (skills on presentation skills and networking skills)• Compete in competitions and potentially WIN!
  5. 5. Why Join SIFE? Positive community recognition for yourself and the School of Business Opportunity to expand your network through participation of SIFE events and competitions Learning experience beyond the classroom setting The benefit of enrolling in Canada’s largest network of academic, business and student leaders Bursary opportunities for school tuition The benefit of the Student Success Initiative The opportunity to participate in the largest postsecondary competition in the world, with more than 1,500 competing teams in 40 countries and more than 42,000 SIFE students worldwide Make your resume impressive
  6. 6. Our Projects1. Financial Literacy2. Transition into a New Culture3. GreenScape4. Healing Camp5. Pale Vista6. YOUR OWN PROJECT!
  7. 7. Financial LiteracyThis project seeks to promote knowledge andunderstanding of money matters, primarily matters ofstudent personal finance. Received positive feedback from school staff and students Requested to return for additional presentations Attended SIFE regionals and nationals Early stages of planning a weekend event › Joint venture between SIFE and NET impactNow Recruiting: Presenters Researchers(area of research: behavioral finance, personalfinance and economics)Contact:
  8. 8. Transition into a New CultureInternational students are a very important part of Universityof Alberta and Edmonton. However, they may face seriousculture shock, loneliness and stress when living abroad. Weare actively organizing programs helping them conquer thosedifficulties.Plan for next year: Finish the Market Research on International Students in Edmonton to identify their need Speed networking day with Canadian students. Amazing Race - Team (that consists of at least one international/Canadian student) will compete in various challenges. Blind Date - Near Valentines day, we will have a team that consists of one international student with one Canadian student, and put them through series of couples game and crown the winner.
  9. 9. GreenScapeLandscaping version of College Pro Painting Hire and manage at risk-youth workers! Be your own boss! Have the best summer job of your life!Currently Recruiting: Operation managers
  10. 10. Healing Camp• Create a volunteer-run community center• Support Habitat For Humanity in their Operation• Provide temporary housings for homeless, low-income family, and at-risk youth• Help these individuals, family get a second start at their lifeCurrently Recruiting:• Project manager• Design Team• External Team• Program Development Team• Marketing Team
  11. 11. Pale VistaWhat is Pale Vista? A student run consulting firmthat aims to aid volunteer and charity organizations.Currently Recruiting: -3 Marketing Associates -1 Volunteer Coordinator -1 External Associate -1 Designer -1 Lead DesignerCurrent Clients:A great opportunity for those who want competitionexperience!
  12. 12. Competitions- SIFE competitions are one of the largest student competitions in the world!- Regionals, nationals, World cup!- Gain experience with presenting and networking- Meet lots of high profile SIFE alumni!
  13. 13. Testimonials from 2012 SIFE Executive Team“In SIFE, you can take what you have learned in the classroom and apply it to the real world immediately...Ultimately, what you get out of SIFE is what you put into it,” – Theo Kim, VP Projects
  14. 14. Fall 2012 Recruitment Information Dates• Application Deadline – Saturday, September 29 at 11:59pm • Please apply by filling out this application form, and submitting your resume to if you are interested in applying.• Interviews – Beginning on Monday, October 1st• Full recruitment catalogue can be found @ nt_catalog
  15. 15. Thank You!• We’d like to thank each and every one of you for attending our Information Session this evening!• Please feel free to stick around and ask us any questions you may have.• We look forward to meeting all of you at our interviews next week! Thanks for coming! Have a wonderful night!
  16. 16.  Will be held TOMORROW (September 21) at 8:30 am to SUNDAY at 1pm Please come talk to us if you have any questions! If you are interested in this opportunity, please phone or text Joyce Chan at (780) 292-0606 ASAP.